Six thousand students out of school in Saptari

  January 17, 2018 By: INSEC

In Saptari district, more than six thousand students are still out of reach from the school according to the District Education Office.

In 412 community and 153 institutionalized schools, 63,469 boys and 67,382 girls were admitted however 5 % students are still out of the reach from the school according to District Education Officer Dol Raj Pandey.

He further said that children from Musahar, Dom and marginalized community are still out of the reach from the school.

He added that various programs are in operation to encourage them to go to school however they are not being able to include within the boundary of school.

District Education Officer Pandey said that only 40% students are regular and stressed that this must be increased in near furure.

According to the data from the District Education Office, 28,418 Dalit students were provided scholarships to study from standard 1 to 10.

 


Manohar Kumar Pokhrel